Yes, solar panels are permitted development on most domestic and non-domestic buildings in England. This means that you do not need to apply for planning permission to install them, as long as you meet certain conditions.
The conditions for permitted development for solar panels are as follows:
If you are unsure whether or not you need planning permission to install solar panels, you can check with your local authority.
There are a few exceptions to the permitted development rights for solar panels. For example, you will need to apply for planning permission if you want to install solar panels on a building that is:
If you are unsure whether or not you need planning permission to install solar panels, it is always best to check with your local authority.
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